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Tabellaria flocculosa Diatom Outer Hebrides

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Phylum: Ochrophyta   Family: Tabellariaceae

Tabellaria flocculosa   (Roth) Kützing, 1844

Found in freshwater where the zig-zag filaments can be found loosely-attached to rocks and vegetation in the littoral zone or entangled in filamentous algae

Kelly et al. (2005). Common freshwater diatoms of Britain and Ireland: an interactive key